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Best Susans Poems

Below are the all-time best Susans poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of susans poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member ---black-eyed susans
black-eyed susans
root on the river bank---
yellow jackets hum...

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Categories: susans, nature, nostalgia
Form: Haiku



Premium Member YOU
Have you ever, wandered into, a sequestered meadow
Surrounded by trees and mountains
Where the passerine song birds, sang songs with no words
Indian paintbrushes, rose up, like...

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Categories: susans, beauty, emotions, feelings, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Flowers Blooming Everywhere
I tiptoed through the tulips
And leapt over the lavender bed
I covered the ground in red rose petals
And laid out a picnic spread
I winked at the...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: susans, nature, daffodils,
Form: Rhyme
Late Blooming
You come from that place where Queen Anne’s lace
and milk thistle grow thick on the creek bank
behind the house.
Black-eyed Susans, opened to the sky,
sway strong...

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Categories: susans, age, beautiful, beauty, creation, feelings, first
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WILD, Wildflowers-
I went for a long hike in the forest today,
it was so quiet and peaceful along the trail;
I saw a cluster of tiger lilies gone...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: susans, flower, nature,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member Party of the Garden's Pride
Tea Rose arrives first, claims her chair by the bird bath
as Irises turn bearded faces on the path.
They offer admiring glances to Gardenias,
who promenade ahead...

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Categories: susans, celebration, flower, garden,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Black Eyes
Off to Kindergarten,
second week of school.

An excited voice
from the back seat,
"Oh, how beautiful, 
I see black eyes!"

"What?" I ask, puzzled.
"I saw black eyes," 
she repeats.

I'm...

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© Cona Adams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: susans, appreciation, beauty, flower,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pulling up Anchor
 A drifting cloud anchors itself on the hillside
 Where admiral butterflies on warm breezes glide
 Beneath a sky of azure where meadows abide
 There...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: susans, bird, nature,
Form: Monorhyme
Northern Michigan Wildflowers
 I love when the first blooms of spring begin, crocus in the garden, peaking from the snow; may flowers and troutlily soon begin to show
  ...

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Categories: susans, flower, nature,
Form: Free verse
June Bells Flowering Under the trees

Scarce had it rain'd - blue hued
drops showering down; 
in the witching hour I rode, 
where the earth is overrun by weeds, 
yellow fringed with...

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Categories: susans, beauty, death,
Form: Verse
I Met A Man
 I met a man and his young wife
He asked would I be in his life
No far too much pain

I could be the first wife...

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Categories: susans, fantasy, imagination,
Form: Tail-rhyme
Summer Sculptures
God's summer sculpture,
Divine and complex.

A season of bright sunshine and warmth,
Walks through God's beautiful garden.

A rainbow of flowers,
My favorite, the black-eyed susans.

Their dark spheres and...

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Categories: susans, faith, beautiful, summer, beautiful, summer,
Form: Free verse
Wild Flowers
Wandering eye trapses the fertile meadow
Silhouetted reams the azure streams shadow
A cacophony of colors wild but mellow
Shroud the svelte canvas bridging ford and dale
Gilded lillies...

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Categories: susans, nature
Form: Rhyme
Yellow
Do you remember when you loved me?
When the Black-Eyed Susans danced
in the buttered sun?
we were so sensual then,
with nothing between us
but this light,
this colour of...

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© Anna Ruiz  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: susans, lost love, sensual,
Form: I do not know?
A Childish Bouquet
All that we had to give her
Was wildflowers…
My four little girls and I

They worked like lil’ honeybees
With intense frowns on their faces 
And determined look...

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Categories: susans, childhood, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
My Heart's Portrait of You
Your face,
Sunshine in the rain.

Your arms,
Angel's wings, warm and sheltering.

Your eyes,
Like fields of blackeyed susans, 

Lovely and dark
With light.

Cynthia...

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Categories: susans, love,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member PLANTING PERENNIALS WITH A PURPOSE
There is a certain comfort that comes to me
every spring, from perennials I planted years ago, that still pop up, beneath dark soil. 

 ...

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Categories: susans, growing up, journey, lost love, strength,
Form: Free verse
Roaming
Roaming
that thick soup 
of a green countryside,
the black eyed Susans
were our only witness,
silent as corpses,
unaware that truancy was our creed as we 
drove to buy...

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Categories: susans, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member FLORAL GOLD OF SHADES


Swaying fields of buttercup and yarrow 
Lavish goldenrod and dandelions 
Wild outside my garden walls
Protective of their independence
And carefree wanton ways
Yet bemused by how 
Just...

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Categories: susans, flower, freedom, garden, nature, summer, sun,
Form: Free verse
A Summer's Eve
One of the joys of summer are lightning bugs.Do you remember, as a child, chasing them on a balmy evening? They are so elusive. When...

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Categories: susans, eve, feelings, summer,
Form: Free verse